Few brides and grooms found their wedding planning process to be stress-free. There are lots of decisions that have to be made and interference from friends and family, though well intentioned, tend to make the process harder. There are many unbiased ways to decide on a great wedding.
Religion is most likely going to be a significant factor in not only your wedding, but your future marriage. Of course, by this time, the two of you should have it worked out how things will operate on that level, but getting the families on the same page may be more difficult.
Buying your wedding dress may be expensive. There are often prom dress or bridesmaids dresses available that can turn out to be a beautiful choice for a wedding dress. A bridesmaid dress could fit your needs and would not be as expensive as an actual wedding dress. Remember, the dress you chose can be altered to change the styling, and the total cost will still probably be less than the cost of purchasing an official wedding dress.
You can save a lot of money by buying your wedding gown online, but buy it with enough time to spare so you can get it altered prior to the big day. I spent $100 on the gown I purchased for my wedding, but spent another $200 for altering it. Make sure you consider this cost in your wedding budget.
Strive to incorporate personal elements in your wedding, things that accurately reflect you and your future spouse. Pick a wedding theme that tells the story of your relationship.
Congratulations on making it this far. Planning your wedding does not have to be a stressful experience. Your wedding belongs to you. Use the tips mentioned in this article and make your wedding all you have dreamt it would be.